Game Programming

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Game programmers work in the heart of the game development process. They plan, architect, and write the computer code that runs and controls the game, test the code and fix bugs, and also develop customized tools for use by other members of the development team.


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Game Programming Degree

Students pursuing a Game Programming degree at the Academy’s game design school learn to build the engine that powers everything in games! From the editor used to put the game together, to the build system that generates the executable, to the core code powering the game itself – it’s all made by programmers. You’ll design and create the technology that powers a game for years and years.

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